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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (LPCD(I)A 1998, or the Act) creates rights for businesses (and organisations in the public...
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16th Oct
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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14th Oct
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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14th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus...
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30th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the key elements of guarantees and indemnities, the circumstances in which they are used, issues that beneficiaries and...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers implied terms in contracts for goods and services, being the implied terms incorporated into contracts for the sale and...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers heads of terms (also known as a memorandum of understanding (MoU), letter of intent (LOI), comfort letter, pre-contract...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant...
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25th Sep
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IntroductionAs commercial lawyers, we are used to being instructed to advise in connection with the formation of a commercial relationship. Even if,...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that are frequently used in...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences...
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25th Sep

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The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing...
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25th Sep
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In addition to the guiding principles on contract interpretation provided by Lord Hoffmann in ICS (see Practice Note: Contract interpretation—the...
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25th Sep
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Expert determination is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). This Practice Note explains expert determination for technical or contract...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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25th Sep
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The principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the number of years within which such a claim...
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25th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the...
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25th Sep
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Guarantees are typically used in banking transactions as a form of collateral for a debt. In such circumstances, they are a contractual arrangement...
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25th Sep
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Parties may often seek to specify that the entirety of their contractual relationship is governed by the written contract they have signed. This is...
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25th Sep
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When advising on contractual construction you should consider:•the guiding principles used by the court when interpreting the meaning of contracts,...
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25th Sep
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Affirmation is an indication of the intention to continue with a contract. Affirmation may arise in the case of:•a repudiatory breach of contract,...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains what early neutral evaluation (ENE) is. It provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant...
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25th Sep
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What is rescission of a contract?The remedy of rescission is available to a party whose consent, in entering into a contract, has been invalidated in...
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25th Sep
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This guide sets out the requirements for the formation of contracts in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the DDP Delivered duty paid Incoterm in the Incoterms® 2020 rules, produced here with the permission...
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25th Sep
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The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing...
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25th Sep
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The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing...
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25th Sep
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Standby letters of credit are a type of letter of credit.The common feature of all letters of credit is an undertaking by a bank to pay the...
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25th Sep

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